Why don't medications ever have amusing side effects? It's always "Serious side effects may occur..." Never, "You'll turn bright orange with green spots for three days and talk like you're on helium, but it's harmless." I guess it works like politics: the choice is always between "not real good" and "worse."
Tam, fuming over the ill-informed and over-enthusiastic: "It's like walking into the neighborhood garage and exclaiming in delight over the 'stylin', well-engineered Yugo' you just saw." Ow.
* Except last I looked, the GOP was in the minority in the House and Senate. You'd think the Democrats would have ushered in an era of peace, prosperity and Two Chickens In Every Garage by now. They must be doggin' it. Either that or they've confused the US with Imperial Rome again.